Cash Flow Articles

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    Expert Advice: How to Identify and Close Your Business’ Cash Flow Gap

    by on December 18, 2014

    While most business owners understand the importance of cash flow, not everyone knows how to identify a cash flow gap and the negative effects it could have on the business. We sat down with Kirk R. Rowland, CPA and owner of CommonSenseCFO, and talked about ho…

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    Expert Advice: How to Turn Around a Troubled Company

    by on December 16, 2014

    Just because a business isn’t performing as well as it should be doesn’t mean it’s time to throw in the towel. With the right help and perspective, a failing business can be turned around and made profitable again. To learn more about this process, we sp…

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    4 Things Every Business Owner Should do to Have a Financially Happy New Year

    by on December 11, 2014

    Will 2015 be your year? The economy is slowly gaining speed, and according to the National Federation of Independent Business’ small business optimism index, owners are also becoming slightly more optimistic about the future. But optimism without plannin…

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    A 10-Step Checklist for Closing a Business

    by on December 10, 2014

    Closing a business involves more than closing the doors — no matter its size. If business owners simply walk away, they can be exposed to lawsuits, loss of personal and business reputations, and unnecessary fees. Here’s a 10-step checklist to help …

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    Understanding Customer Payment Options

    by on November 19, 2014

    When you run a small business, you need to put some thought into how you will allow your customers to pay. Many business owners have a preference for one or two types of payment and shun the others. But according to the 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study [PDF…

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    How to Create a Credit Policy for Your Business

    by on November 18, 2014

    Are you looking for ways to increase your sales? One method small-business owners don’t always think of is offering extended credit to your customers. There have been multiple studies showing that people spend more when they can pay with credit. One such&…

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    Why ROI Is the King of Wealth Concepts

    by on November 10, 2014

    There may be a reason why “ROI” is both the French word for king and a very important financial acronym that stands for Return On Investment. Understanding ROI in your small business can make the difference between failure and success as a business owner. …

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    Five Ways to Speed Up Your Cash Flow

    by on November 6, 2014

    When entrepreneurs need cash fast, they typically think of two things: getting or increasing their bank loans, or making a contribution to equity with their personal savings. Before you do one of those two things, here are five ideas to consider that will help…

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